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Higher and Core Surgery Training Programme Director, Health Education England (HEE), Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DN, UK; Croydon University Hospital, 530 London Road, Croydon, CR7 7YE, London, UK. Electronic address:
Background: In the UK, Core Surgical Training (CST) marks the start of a surgical career, but previous experience and skills vary widely. Whilst Individual hospital Trusts offer local inductions, these are generally of a generic, administrative nature rather than advising trainees on how best to harness training opportunities. We designed a regional induction programme, 'Building Excellence in Surgical Training' (BEST) to address this, develop essential technical and non-technical skills, and engender support networks. Read More